I-5 Construction Advisory – SR-134 to Buena Vista Street, Oct. 7-14, 2016

There will be no construction-related freeway closures on Columbus Day, Monday, October 10, 2016.  

UPCOMING NORTHBOUND and SOUTHBOUND I-5 CLOSURES: Between October 17 and 26, 2016, approximately six nighttime full freeway closures will be implemented on northbound I-5 between Alameda Avenue and Orange Grove Avenue from midnight to 4 a.m. Closures will occur on weeknights only. Between October 28 and November 2, approximately three nighttime full freeway closures will be implemented on southbound I-5 within the same limits and hours. A signed detour will be posted during all closures. Details on dates will be provided in future advisories. More information is here.

PROVIDENCIA BRIDGE WORK: Through October, crews will be erecting and bolting girders to the Providencia Avenue bridge in Burbank. The work will require intermittent lane closures on Flower Street during the day as well as some nighttime full closures, and lane closures on I-5. Click here for more information.

➤ CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES for Oct. 7-14, 2016

Work will occur during daytime hours unless otherwise noted.

SR-134 to Magnolia Boulevard

Providencia Avenue Bridge: Girder erection (night work) and bridge construction work on the underside of the bridge, both northbound and southbound sides . More information is here.

I-5: Install temporary shoring in median, northbound and southbound sides (night work).

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street

Empire I-5 Undercrossing: Form and pour abutment walls.

Buena Vista Street Bridge (Winona Bridge): Form center span. Strip falsework.

Buena Vista Railroad Underpass: Waterproof steel deck.  Construct approaches (bridge ends).

Empire Avenue Railroad Underpass: Erect steel bridge.

Empire Avenue: Backfill retaining walls.

Hollywood Way to Buena Vista Street: Place railroad ballast (rock).  Form, pour and strip retaining wall coping (place cap piece on the wall).

Victory Place: Remove pavement.  Install shoring.

Soundwalls: Remove existing block soundwalls between Empire Avenue and Cohasset Street.

Old Front Street: Excavate and break out retaining wall.

Pump Building: Structure backfill and form vault room floor.

➤ CLOSURES for Oct. 7-14, 2016

SR-134 to Magnolia Boulevard  

+ Intermittent lane closures on Flower Street between Alameda Avenue and Verdugo Avenue during the day. Traffic flow will be maintained in both directions. Watch for flaggers. More information is here.

+ Up to two lanes closed on northbound and southbound I-5 between the Los Angeles River and Providencia Avenue, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.

+ Through mid-2017 there will be intermittent daytime bike path closures between Riverside Drive and just south of the SR-134 overcrossing in the City of Los Angeles. When the path is closed, a signed detour will direct users to Zoo Drive and Western Heritage Way. See map here.

Magnolia Boulevard to Buena Vista Street 

+ Full closure of Empire Avenue between Wilson Avenue and Victory Place through November 2016. Work hours will be from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m., primarily Monday through Friday. The closure will remain in place 24/7. A detour will be posted. Click here for more information.

+ Intermittent nighttime lane closures on southbound I-5 between Hollywood Way and Burbank Boulevard.

Intermittent nighttime ramp closures at southbound Buena Vista Street off-ramp and southbound Burbank Boulevard off-ramp.

+ Buena Vista Street daytime intermittent lane closures in both directions between Winona Avenue and San Fernando Boulevard from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  The street will remain open to motorists.

Click HERE to see these closures on an interactive map.

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